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At 11:51am on June 3, 2016, Ruth Richmond said…

Ah yes, AI!  Of course.  I created a whole course on Change Management using the AI principles.  I'll review the course material for some ideas.  I like the examples you provided, though.  Thanks for the quick feedback.  So glad I joined this community.

At 11:29am on June 3, 2016, Ruth Richmond said…

All great information, Amy.  I reading through some of the articles now and starting to get some ideas. 

Specific to this particular part of the curriculum, we are looking at the topic of managing a ever evolving culture in a fast paced environment and what role leadership plays in defining and sustaining the culture.

Perhaps my topics below can be turned into questions?  But definitely would like to hear your thoughts. I'll also post on the community board.

Culture Management

  • How do we define our culture and the role that leadership plays
    • What is the leader’s responsibility toward managing culture

  • How to seed good culture – how to live it day-to-day

  • How to manage culture and integrate effectively into the individual/team/ department/company levels 

  • Communication management:  How to create a culture of communication; how to deliver consistent messages; good, honest communication (constructive); communicating and giving feedback in difficult situations

  • How to foster agility - to how to be nimble and open to change; not being closed minded

At 11:11am on June 3, 2016, Ruth Richmond said…

Thank you Amy.  I am in the process of developing a Leadership Training curriculum and am considering using the World Café process as part of an activity centered around 'defining our culture and the role that leadership plays in the process.'  I am open to any types of questions that would be good to initiate the table conversations.

At 9:38pm on May 16, 2016, Martin Cooke said…

Thanks so much for the info and links! I will let you know how it goes. Best wishes, Martin

At 10:24am on May 2, 2016, Steve DeBenedet said…

Thanks Amy!

At 4:25pm on April 25, 2016, Jennifer Nanez said…

Hi Amy! Thank you for the welcome, it is much appreciated.  In response to your question, what little I know is that the World Café approach was "renamed" for use in Tribal settings as the "RezCafe".  Rez being the name most of us tribal people refer to as our reservation settings.  I'm not sure beyond that how deeply if any the key concepts were adapted, my assumption is really only in the name.  What I do know is that one of our grantees that we work with within my current employment has used the RezCafe model recently in a high school setting seeking to address suicide prevention. 

We are interested in this approach for that same target issue in assisting our tribal communities in addressing suicide prevention efforts, challenges, solutions and approaches by an attempt to host a summit utilizing the World Café format.  Any suggestions or tips would be helpful. 

Respectfully,

Jennifer S. Nanez,  MSW, LMSW

At 2:18pm on April 17, 2016, Fabiana Liberati said…

Hi!

Thank you so much for your welcome; I´m having a look at the site in order to participate in a proper way. I believe this is a good way for sharing ideas and getting involved in a community.

Cheers,

Fabiana

At 6:02pm on February 29, 2016, Patricia A. Boyd said…

Thank you Amy for the warm welcome. 

At 7:37pm on February 9, 2016, Leslie Davenport said…

Thanks Amy - I'm excited to get familiar with ways to participate and see who is here.

At 12:58pm on February 2, 2016, Tanya Gadsby said…

Thanks!! Excited to be here :)

At 4:49am on February 1, 2016, Damian Mullins said…

Hi Amy

I was a participant in a World Café at my workplace and also studies the process as part of a Masters in Business Psychology. I would like to learn and hear stories about the World Café from the community.

Many thanks

Damian

At 9:00am on January 4, 2016, Alexandros Pantazidis said…

Happy New Year!!

With the Greek Translation and publishing of The World Cafe Book within 2016...

All the best

Alexandros

At 1:53pm on December 29, 2015, Joao Alberto Tavares said…

Hi Amy,

Thank you for the warm - World Café Style - welcome. It really make us feel at home.

Wish you all a nice 2016, full of joy and accomplishments.

Joao

At 4:31pm on December 12, 2015, Toni Ritchie, CQO said…

Happy to be here. Thanks for your speedy welcome. I have volunteered as a Community TA with Coursera and really appreciate the power of an online community.  Looking forward to learning more.

At 1:57pm on November 23, 2015, JEANETT ACOSTA ABURTO said…

Thank you very much Amy! 

At 1:31pm on November 21, 2015, Siobhan Hanley said…

Hi Amy thanks for the welcome :)  Was fabulous to meet everyone on Global WC (20Years celebration) and to be made to feel so welcome and included was very special indeed.  I look forward to getting to know my community. If anyone is passing through Wellington New Zealand it would be lovely to connect. :)  much aroha (Maori for love) one and all

At 11:03pm on November 7, 2015, Eleri Thomas said…

Thanks for the beautiful welcome, I am looking forward to participating in many conversations :)

At 3:27pm on November 2, 2015, Alexander Meimand said…

Thanks for the welcome, Amy! I believe we met at Sonoma State University sometime in 2010 or 2011.

The instrument is called (Persian) Tar :)

At 9:33pm on October 26, 2015, Kaku Suzuki said…

Thanks Amy! Happy to be in the community.

At 1:19pm on October 5, 2015, Delphine Batton said…
thank you!

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